Technology keeps patients and seniors at home and out of facility care

[Technology helps keep patients and seniors at home and out of facilities](http://www.homecaremag.com/aging-place/september-2015/keeping-seniors-their-homes-technology#sthash.7YQxXypF.dpuf)
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by Kimberly O’Loughlin
With longer life spans and aging baby boomers, the growth of today’s senior population is unprecedented. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), by 2030 older adults will account ...

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March 15, 2016 CDC Opioid Guidelines in chronic pain conditions

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain — United States, 2016
Early Release / March 15, 2016 / 65
NOTE FROM DAWN COOK: THIS IS THE ENTIRE 35,738 PAGE REPORT

Deborah Dowell, MD1; Tamara M. Haegerich, PhD; Roger Chou, MD1 (View author affiliations)

Summary

This guideline provides recommendations for ...

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Elements of a HIPAA authorization

by Barbara Haubrich-Hass, ACP/CAS, July 2014

Most civil legal professionals understand the importance of complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). HIPAA established the Federal standards for the security of electronically protected health information (“e-PHI”). The purpose of HIPAA is to ensure that every covered entity has ...

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